The paper surveyed over 5,000 UK academics, warning that the sector is “on the edge of potential disaster”
Academies were just under 1% more successful than private schools when it came to securing university places
The report said the recommendation was based on a “distorted” view of Higher Education funding
A recent research project carried out by select universities on behalf of the United Nations Association has found the UK must improve its foreign policy after Brexit to maintain its current influence in the United Nations
For the second time in four months, the required 50% threshold to cause strike action was not reached
Almost half of all vice-chancellors received a salary of over £300,000, while a number of universities are forced into job cuts amid deficits
Universities are offering to remove grade requirements if students list them as their first choice
Just 40-45% of the annual tuition fee of £9,250 is spent on teaching, with the rest going to resources such as libraries and technology support.
A recent proposal put forward by Higher Education Minister, Sam Gyimah seeks to enforce that universities inform parents if their children are facing a crisis with regards to mental health. He wants universities to work in loco parentis, paying closer attention to the wellbeing of their students.
The Mancunion spoke to academic staff at UoM about their relationship with the Senior Leadership Team
Disputes over pay and pensions mean strikes could be possible as soon as mid-November
Sophie Marriott isn’t a fan of the proposed changes to tuition fees
“Radical” methods are needed to ensure universities meet diversity targets.
During a speech at the University and College Union (UCU) conference, Angela Rayner set out a series of policy steps that would allow for further intervention regarding how universities are run
Sophie Marriott argues that The Mancunion’s recent revelations about student housing in Manchester reveals the deep rooted inequalities in higher education.
The University of Manchester awarded over half of its students a 2:1 in the 2016-17 academic year
With a total debt estimated at close to £1 Trillion, the U.K. Higher Edication sector could be in turmoil, especially with the threat of Brexit.